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Leveraging Technology to Become a Better Coach

Leveraging Technology to Become a Better Coach

Technology continues to revolutionize every aspect of our daily lives and has bled its way into the sports industry — especially for coaches and trainers. Fortunately, the integration of technology provides a new lens on the advancement of coaching while greatly impacting the job from

How Youth Sports Build Character

How Youth Sports Build Character

Youth sports have and will continue to play a huge role in the development of character traits like leadership, work ethic, being disciplined, and more. Giving kids an effective foundation for growth and development for future roles in adulthood is something that can be taught

Alternatives to Participation Trophies in Sports

Alternatives to Participation Trophies in Sports

Recently, the topic of participation trophies, the physical trophy awarded to youth athletes for participating in their sports program, league or organization, has been a topic of divisive debate. So the question: Do you believe participants should receive a trophy for simply participating? There are

Tips on Giving Effective Athlete Evaluations

Tips on Giving Effective Athlete Evaluations

Performance evaluations and feedback are important in all aspects of life. In schools, students are graded on daily homework and weekly exams. In the workplace, there are continuous performance reviews. But with sports, there aren’t any legislative standards or financial metrics to be graded on,

Tips to Improve Soccer Coach Communication

Tips to Improve Soccer Coach Communication

Coaching soccer, particularly at the youth level, can be a very fulfilling role. It requires strong communication skills and a real love for the game. When coaches can effectively communicate with their athletes, players work as a team and have fun doing so, which usually